Williams Lake, B.C. – The Cariboo Regional District has issued an expanded evacuation order for the Kluskus, Blackwater and Clisbako area, which is about 100 kilometres west of Quesnel. The CRD has also issued an adjacent expanded evacuation alert for the Nazko, Tatelkuz and Batnuni area. These are expansions of the order and alert issued for the area on July 30, 2017.
View a map to see the affected areas here:
Due to immediate danger to life safety due to fire, members of the RCMP or other groups will be expediting the evacuation. The evacuation route is along the Blue Kluskus FSR to Kluskus FSR to Highway 16 into Prince George
For residents on evacuation alert, please be prepared to evacuate your premises or property should it be required. Residents will be given as much advance notice as possible prior to evacuation; however you may receive limited notice due to changing conditions.
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO IF YOU ARE ON EVACUATION ORDER
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO WHEN AN ALERT IS IN EFFECT
Upon notification of an ALERT, you should be prepared for an evacuation order by:
Further information will be issued as it becomes available via the CRD Emergency Operations Facebook page (@CRDEmergencyOperations) and the CRD website www.cariboord.ca. For more information contact the CRD’s public phone line at 1-866-759-4577.
Cariboo Regional District Emergency Operations Centre
Page last modified: October 30, 2018 09:50:58 PDT